REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
SIERRA COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES COMMISSION
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2023 @ 1:00 P.M.
In compliance with Government Code Section 54957.5, non exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the commission, in advance of a meeting, may be viewed at 701 Main Street, Loyalton, California, or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any item on the agenda, please contact First 5 Sierra at (530) 993-4884 or visit our website www.first5sierra.org.
As authorized by Governor Newsom’s Executive Order, N-25-20, dated March 12, 2020, the meeting will be conducted both in-person and virtually, accessible at the above address, on the internet, or by telephone. Members of the public will be able to join the webcast (instructions below) and shall have the right to observe and offer public comment.
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A. STANDING ORDERS
• Call to Order
• Pledge of Allegiance
• Review Mission Statement & Ground Rules
MISSION STATEMENT: Effectively invest in early child development, family strengthening services, and systems change efforts.
a) Show mutual respect and trust.
b) All ideas are valid. We agree not to attack, downplay or belittle the ideas of others.
c) Seek to understand the position of others.
d) Stay focused on the topic at hand.
e) Do not be redundant.
f) Have fun!
• Roll Call
• Approval of Agenda
B. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
The public has an opportunity at this time to comment on any item not printed for discussion or action on this agenda.
1. Commissioner Report
2. Executive Director Report
a. Strategic Plan update
b. Music Together updates
c. Mini grants updates: Senior Center, School, soccer, circle time and mother’s meet up.
d. Toothbrush and dental supplies to support dental program at Sierra Kids.
e. Impact 2020
f. Home Visiting Grant and SPCFA
g. First 5 Association Summit
h. MOU between Sierra County and Sierra County Children and Families Commission.
i. Training in Creating Brave Spaces: Disrupting Implicit Bias in Early Care and Education
3. Business Manager Report
a. Bank Reconciliation – December 2022 and January 2023.
b. Report on invoicing.
c. Budget versus actual as of December 31, 2022
d. Cash in County Reconciliation as Q1 and Q2.
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. Action Item: Approval of minutes from the regular meeting held on December 15, 2022
E. NEW BUSINESS
1. Action item: Commission to appoint a Finance Committee.
2. Action item: Commission to appoint a Mini-grants Committee.
F. ADVANCED PLANNING
The next regular meeting of the Sierra County Children’s and Families Commission will be held on April 20, 2023, at 1:00 P.M